Another Egyptian presidential candidate drops out

Lawyer Khaled Ali, seen as the last real challenger to Sisi, quits the race to be president.Elad Benari, 1/25/2018, 6:14 AM

Egypt's former chief of staff arrested, drops presidential bid

Lieutenant General Sami Anan detained and accused of breaking the law by running for office.Elad Benari, 1/24/2018, 3:44 AM

Egypt's former chief of staff to run for president

General Sami Anan, ousted by Islamist President Morsi in 2012, will challenge Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi for the presidency.Elad Benari, 1/21/2018, 6:35 AM

Egypt's Sisi to run for second term

Egyptian President announces his intention to run for a second term in office. Elections will be held in March.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/19/2018, 10:19 PM

Egypt announces dates of presidential election

Egyptians will head to the polls on March 26-28 in the first round of presidential election. Sisi expected to win.Ben Ariel, 1/9/2018, 6:34 AM

Egypt's former PM won't run for president

A month after declaring he will run for the presidency, Ahmed Shafiq backs down, says he's "not the best person" for the job.Elad Benari, 1/8/2018, 4:04 AM

12 million urge Sisi to run again

Supporters of Egyptian president say they have collected more than 12 million signatures from people urging him to run for another term.Elad Benari, 12/25/2017, 3:06 AM

Egypt Sets Date for Parliamentary Election

Egypt announces it will hold its parliamentary election starting on October 18-19, as path to democracy continues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/31/2015, 5:12 AM

Sisi Sworn in as President As Doubts over Democracy Continue

Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi becomes the next Egyptian president, citing 'people's revolution.' But was the election fair?Tova Dvorin, 6/8/2014, 12:33 PM

Egypt: Official Results Confirm Sisi's Victory

Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi officially declared Egypt’s new president as final results show him winning more than 96 percent of the vote.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/3/2014, 9:28 PM

Egypt Rejects Appeal Over Election Results

Egypt's elections committee rejects defeated candidate Hamdeen Sabahi's appeal against voting results that gave Sisi a victory.Elad Benari, 6/2/2014, 3:44 AM

Egypt's Sisi Wins Presidency with Overwhelming Majority

Partial results indicate that Egypt’s former army chief has captured at least 85% of the votes, and maybe even more.Elad Benari, 5/28/2014, 11:46 PM

Egypt's Election Extended Due to Low Turnout

Polling in Egypt's presidential election extended for a third day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/28/2014, 5:44 AM

Egypt Declares Holiday to Encourage Voting

Egypt announces that Tuesday, the second day of the country’s presidential elections, will be an official holiday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2014, 3:13 AM

Sisi Urges Egyptians to Vote in Large Numbers

Egypt's presidential vote, which Sisi is expected to clinch easily, to be held Monday and Tuesday.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/24/2014, 1:51 AM

Egypt: Bomb Hits Election Rally in Cairo

Three people hurt by a bomb at a Cairo election rally for presidential frontrunner Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.Elad Benari, 5/18/2014, 5:40 AM

Sisi: I Survived Two Assassination Attempts

Egypt's leading presidential candidate reveals there were two attempts to kill him, stresses he is not afraid.Elad Benari, 5/6/2014, 4:16 AM

Sisi Calls for Big Turnout in Presidential Election

Former Egyptian army chief wants "unprecedented numbers" in upcoming vote.Elad Benari, 4/28/2014, 5:44 AM

Egyptian Spokesmen: Put Treaty With Israel to a Referendum

Spokesmen for the two Egyptian presidential candidates have advocated for putting the peace treaty with Israel to a vote in a referendum.Elad Benari, 4/24/2014, 6:13 AM

Did Mubarak Support Sisi for Egypt's President?

Egyptian website claims former president Mubarak supported Abdel Fattah al-Sisi for president. Mubarak's lawyer: Not true.Elad Benari, 4/4/2014, 5:15 AM

Egypt Announces Date of Presidential Elections

The first round of voting in the Egyptian presidential election will be May 26 and 27, announces election commission.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/31/2014, 4:12 AM

Sisi's Replacement in Egypt Sworn In

General Sedki Sobhi appointed Egypt's armed forces chief and defense minister, a day after Abdel Fattah el-Sisi resigned.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/28/2014, 4:45 AM

Putin Backs Sisi's Presidential Bid

Russian President endorses Egyptian army chief's presidential bid, sparking outrage from the United States.Elad Benari, 2/14/2014, 4:42 AM

Popular Egyptian Activist to Run for President

Hamdeen Sabbahi, who came in third in the 2012 elections, announces he will run again.Elad Benari, 2/9/2014, 3:58 AM

Egypt's Army: Sisi Was 'Misinterpreted'

Egypt's army says a Kuwaiti newspaper "misinterpreted" comments by Abdel Fattah al-Sisi that he will run for the presidency.Elad Benari, 2/7/2014, 4:16 AM

Report: Egypt's Sisi Confirms Presidential Bid

Egyptian army chief reportedly confirms to Kuwaiti newspaper that he will run for president.Elad Benari, 2/6/2014, 2:45 AM

Egypt's Army Backs Sisi for Presidency

Egypt's top military body backs Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to run for the presidency. He is expected to resign as army chief within days.Elad Benari, 1/28/2014, 3:13 AM

Egypt Announces Early Presidential Elections

Egypt announces early presidential elections which many speculate will be won by military chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.Elad Benari, 1/27/2014, 6:36 AM

Egypt's Interim PM Backs Sisi for President

Sisi "is a candidate who we can count on," says Egypt’s interim Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi.Elad Benari, 1/24/2014, 3:43 AM

Report: Sisi Preparing Electoral Agenda

Egypt’s army chief is reportedly preparing the electoral agenda he will present when announcing his candidacy for the presidency.Elad Benari, 1/21/2014, 5:13 AM

Egypt's Sisi: I'll Run if the People Demand It

Egypt's popular army chief says he would run for president if the people demand it and the military supports him.Elad Benari, 1/12/2014, 5:30 AM

Mubarak's Last PM: I'll Run if Sisi Doesn't

Former Egyptian President's last prime minister, Ahmed Shafiq, says he'll run for president if the army chief does not.Elad Benari, 1/10/2014, 3:13 AM

Report: Egypt's Sisi to Run for President

Egypt's defense minister expected to step down to pave the way for his nomination in the upcoming presidential elections, says local media.Elad Benari, 1/5/2014, 5:32 AM

Egypt's Interim President Promises Elections Within 7 Months

Egypt's interim president, Adly Mansour, says the government is committed to holding elections within seven months.Elad Benari, 12/30/2013, 5:13 AM

Egypt to Hold Presidential Elections in the Summer

Egypt will hold parliamentary elections in February or March, with presidential polls in early summer, says Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/8/2013, 10:45 PM

Egypt's Interim President Sets Timetable for Elections

Egypt's constitution will be amended within five months, and parliamentary elections will be held two months after that.Elad Benari, 7/9/2013, 2:45 AM

Egypt's Morsi Appeals Cancellation of Elections

A legal body representing Morsi filed an appeal against a ruling cancelling Egypt’s parliamentary polls.Elad Benari, 3/14/2013, 5:43 AM

Egyptian Court Orders Cancellation of Parliamentary Elections

Egypt's administrative court orders the cancellation of controversial parliamentary elections scheduled for April 22.Elad Benari, 3/7/2013, 5:42 AM

Egypt's Opposition Announces Boycott of Elections

Egypt's main opposition bloc says it will boycott upcoming elections because their transparency cannot be guaranteed.Elad Benari, 2/27/2013, 6:16 AM

Morsi Announces Dates for Parliamentary Elections

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi calls parliamentary elections starting April 27.Elad Benari, 2/22/2013, 3:14 AM

Hamas Hopes Morsi Win will Lead to International Recognition

Hamas official: Morsi's victory could enable Hamas to secure international recognition. We still won't recognize Israel, however.Elad Benari, 6/27/2012, 6:15 AM

Former Consul: Morsi Will Deal with Internal Problems First

Former Israeli consul in Egypt believes Morsi will have to deal with Egypt’s internal problems before he re-examines the peace treaty.Elad Benari, 6/26/2012, 6:13 AM

Egypt Chooses Muslim Brotherhood's Mursi as President

Egypt has chosen the Muslim Brotherhood to lead the country after former President Hosni Mubarak.Chana Ya'ar, 6/24/2012, 5:53 PM

Tension Rises as Cairo Awaits Presidential Announcement

Tension is rising as Egyptians await the Electoral Commission announcement revealing the identity of the country's next president.Chana Ya'ar, 6/24/2012, 12:47 PM

Muslim Brotherhood Expects its Win to be Respected

The Muslim Brotherhood says it expects its presidential election win to be respected as its supporters pack Cairo's Tahrir.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/23/2012, 1:05 AM

Report: Shafiq to be Declared Egypt's President

Egypt's electoral body will announce that Ahmed Shafiq is the new president on Sunday, local government sources say.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/23/2012, 12:19 AM

Shafiq Reclaims Victory, Attacks Brotherhood

Ahmed Shafiq repeats his claim of victory in presidential runoff, accuses the Muslim Brotherhood of "playing games."Elad Benari, 6/22/2012, 5:14 AM

In Egypt, Final Electoral Results Not Due 'Till Weekend'

Egypt's electoral commission won't announce the results of the country's presidential run-off till at least the weekend, and maybe later.Chana Ya'ar, 6/21/2012, 12:07 PM

Egypt Delays Announcement of Presidential Results

Egypt's election commission delays the announcement of presidential results, looks into appeals over vote counting.Elad Benari, 6/21/2012, 4:46 AM

Dennis Ross: Muslim Brotherhood Must 'Play by Rules'

Dennis Ross says he believes the Muslim Brotherhood will win Egypt's presidential election and Israel and the US must prepare themselves.Chana Ya'ar, 6/20/2012, 4:00 PM

Mubarak on Life Support As Egypt Waits for His Replacement

Deposed President Hosni Mubarak remains on life support as Egypt's electoral commission prepares to announce his successor Thursday. Chana Ya'ar, 6/20/2012, 10:28 AM

Egypt: Brotherhood Claims Victory in Presidential Election

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood claims its candidate, Mohammed Morsi, won the presidential runoff with 51.8% of the votes.Elad Benari, 6/18/2012, 5:49 AM

Egypt: Brotherhood Pins Hopes on Presidential Elections

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood pins its hopes on weekend elections to salvage its waning political fortunes.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/16/2012, 1:36 AM

Muslim Brotherhood's Morsi 'Respects' Court's Decision

Mohammed Morsi, the Muslim Brotherhood’s presidential candidate in Egypt, says he respects the court ruling allowing Ahmed Shafiq to run.Elad Benari, 6/15/2012, 4:44 AM

Egypt: Court Dissolves Parliament 2 Days before Elections

Muslim Brotherhood calls decision "a complete coup" erasing the achievements of the rebellion against Mubarak.Gil Ronen, 6/14/2012, 9:29 PM

Shafiq, Brotherhood Attack One Another As Runoff Approaches

Days before the presidential runoff in Egypt, candidate Ahmed Shafiq and the Muslim Brotherhood sharpen their attacks on one another.Elad Benari, 6/11/2012, 6:15 AM

Thousands Protest in Egypt Against Mubarak-Era Candidate

Thousands demonstrate in Egypt to demand that Ahmed Shafiq be banned from a run-off presidential election.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/9/2012, 1:55 AM